Talking with Tony

An NTEU Facebook Live Chat

On Wednesday, July 18, National President Tony Reardon is hosting a video chat where he’ll answer your questions on topics including the administration’s executive orders and HHS term bargaining. Join us on Facebook at 12 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Central, 10 a.m. Mountain).

This Wednesday! Talking with Tony. National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU)

Spread the Word on Harmful Contract Proposals

Employees can’t afford to be silent as HHS proposes cutting key benefits and rights.

barbed wire black and white blur close upHHS employees are in danger of losing a long list of workplace rights, benefits and protections.

This week, NTEU is at the bargaining table fighting HHS proposals to eliminate alternative work schedules, telework, awards, transit subsidies, fair and transparent merit promotion and PMAP procedures, and current reassignment procedures, among other employee rights.

NTEU is fighting back, but we need every employee to stand with us. Continue reading “Spread the Word on Harmful Contract Proposals”

FDA to Implement Revised Foreign Food Inspection Planning SOP

FDA has provided Article 3 notice to NTEU that it will implement a revised SOP for Foreign Food Inspection Planning in OHAFO.

Official travelFDA has provided Article 3 notice to NTEU that the Office of Human and Animal Food Operations (OHAFO) plans to implement a revised Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) regarding Foreign Food Inspection Planning. According to the notice, the agency proposes to revise the current SOP because some of the work functions are no longer valid due to Program Alignment. The Agency claims that the revisions will clarify the information listed in the current version of the SOP so that staff have a better understanding of the requirements for a successfully planned foreign trip. The agency believes that the SOP will also promote greater consistency among teams and improve the quality of work produced for foreign trips. Per the notice, bargaining unit employees in the following divisions will be impacted: Continue reading “FDA to Implement Revised Foreign Food Inspection Planning SOP”